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Spotted Lanternfly Preparedness Conference
Spotted lanternfly adult

The spotted lanternfly was first detected in the U.S. in Pennsylvania 2014, where this non-native, invasive insect has since had a large impact on agricultural and ornamental crops and the quality of life of many residents. This insect is unfortunately on the move. What can we do in Massachusetts to prepare for this insect? Knowledge is power.